Upcoming Performances

Craft Draught Showdown: Big Spruce vs Two Islands

  • February 22, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at 7:00 pm Wednesday, February 22nd when Baddeck’s Big Spruce and Parrsboro’s Two Islands breweries go head to head. Enjoy 5 courses prepared by Chef Mathias Probst, each one paired with two 4 oz brews selected by expert Brewmasters to complement the dish.  Chef and Brewmasters will be on hand to speak about (more…)

Andre Pettipas + Elyse Aeryn + Daniel James McFadyen

  • February 23, 2023
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Andre Pettipas, Elyse Aeryn and Daniel James McFadyen leave their respective bands at home for an intimate songwriters’ circle evening at The Carleton on Thursday, February 23rd. Show time is 7:30 PM and advanced tickets are $15 + HST, or you can pay $20 at the door.   Known for his hooks, energetic live shows (more…)

Wayne Bedecki – Full Band Album Release Show

  • February 24, 2023
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Cape Breton’s Wayne Bedecki brings his full band to celebrate the release of his Running So Long album with a show at The Carleton on Friday, February 24th. Live music gets underway at 8 PM and tickets are only $15 + HST. Wayne Bedecki is an emerging artist from Cape Breton Island who has been (more…)

The Right Swipes

  • February 25, 2023
    9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Sasha Brideau’s New Brunswick band, The Right Swipes – Sasha (The Homewreckers) on guitar, Andrew Morris (The Groovemasters) on bass and Ryan MacPhee (Foggy Road) on drums – are now in Halifax and will rock The Carleton stage on Saturday, February 25th. Show time is 9 PM and admission is FREE! The Right Swipes are (more…)

Karlene Marie Presents Saraka!

  • February 26, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

As part of African Heritage month, vocalist Karlene Marie, along with band members Silvio Pupo (keyboards), Jeff Torbert (guitar), Kyle Tully (bass) and Andrew Miller (drums) present Saraka! This inaugural event – which takes its inspiration from a Caribbean immigrant mama’s name for day-old food mixed with a fresh, simple ingredient to bring one nourishing, completely (more…)

The Hypochondriacs + Laura Merrimen

  • March 2, 2023
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

New Brunswick’s award-winning, genre-defying The Hypochondriacs return to The Carleton for some hip-swinging on Thursday, March 2nd. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets are $25 + HST. Our own Laura Merrimen will handle the opener portion of the evening. The Hypochondriacs have been resurrected from the traditional country crypt, to a fresh and raw (more…)

Pillow Fite Single Release + Terra Spencer

  • March 3, 2023
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Alt-Pop duo Pillow Fite bring pal Terra Spencer along with them to celebrate the release of a new single at The Carleton on Friday, March 3rd. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $20 + HST. The alt-pop duo Pillow Fite is aptly named: like the activity itself, they wield softness and make it sting. (more…)


  • March 9, 2023
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Truro-based trio Brigid perform at The Carleton in aid of Family SOS on Thursday, March 9th. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets for this worthwhile fund-raiser are $30 + HST. Brigid – the trio of Emma Smit-Geraghty, Beth Terry and Sarah Glinz – bring their music to the (more…)


  • March 10, 2023
    9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Front man Bruce Vickery brings his Rasta Gumbo – R&B/Ska/Reggae/fun-night-out – band back to The Carleton on Friday, March 10th. The dancing (and there will be dancing) gets underway at 9 PM. Tickets and tables for early entry (by 8:00 pm) and seated dinner reservations are $25 + HST. Those who are happy standing can (more…)

The Brickworks

  • March 12, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Patrick Simms and The Brickworks as they return to The Carleton on Sunday, March 12th to run the gamut of groove, singing everything from smooth Rat Pack jazz to the funky hits of Stevie Wonder, with many bluesy bangers along the way. Patrick and The Brickworks promise to deliver the goods! Show time is (more…)